Jul
23

Home Free returns after last year’s sold out show!

The Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb is excited to announce Home Free will be returning this November as part of their Timeless World Tour. Don’t miss this exciting new show on Thursday, November 8 at 8 PM.

After a sold old out show last year, the all vocal (a cappella) country music sensation Home Free is brining Nashville country standards and country-dipped pop hits back to the Egyptian. The band comes to town on the heels of their most recent full-length album release, TIMELESS, bringing with them new music and new humor every night.

The audience can expect exciting new music and new stylings, plus country hits like Maren Morris’ “My Church”, pop slams like Shakira’s “Try Everything”, and fan favorite classics like the calypso-infused arrangement of Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire.”

Tickets start as low as $35 and go on sale to Friends of the Egyptian on Wednesday, July 25 at 10 AM and to the general public on Friday, July 27 at 10 AM. For tickets and more information please visit www.egyptiantheatre.org or call 815-758-1215.

Show also offers two levels of limited special meet and greet tickets which include a question and answer session with the band, a private performance as well as priority seating along with many more perks.

 

 

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Jul
16

Thunder Down From Under returns by popular demand!

AUSTRALIA’S THUNDER FROM DOWN UNDER
Thursday, November 7 at 7:30 PM

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!! Direct from Vegas – the PERFECT Girl’s Night Outback!  Australia’s HOTTEST Export – Thunder From Down Under – hits the stage showing off chiseled bodies, seductive dance routines, cheeky humor and boy-next-door charm that you won’t be able to resist!  Presented by: SPI Entertainment.  18+ SHOW.

Each sexy performer embodies a different female fantasy and brings it to life, turning your wildest dreams into reality.  This isn’t the type of show you just sit and watch – Thunder is a fully interactive experience.  The blokes make their way through the crowd and even select a few lucky ladies to join in the fun on stage.

Don’t miss your chance to get up close and personal with these Aussie hunks!  Critics, celebrities and fans from around the world rave that Thunder From Down Under is the best male revue show on the strip!

This show is the ultimate bachelorette party and girls’ night out destination.

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Jun
18

The hits keep coming this fall!

The Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb has announced five more shows for its 2018 Fall Season. With nine shows already announced, the Egyptian is ramping up for its biggest Fall Season yet!

On September 29, the Egyptian will host Sandi Patty. Winner of forty Dove Awards, five Grammys, four Billboard Music Awards, three platinum records and five gold records, Sandi Patty is one of the most celebrated Christian artists of our time. Joined by Christ Community Church’s Worship Group, Sandi brings her Farewell Tour to the Egyptian early this fall.

Then on October 27, the Egyptian will welcome The Midtown Men which reunites the four original cast members of the Broadway smash hit, Jersey Boys. The Midtown Men celebrates the wonderful music of the sixties and is performed by Tony Award winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and Tony Award nominee J. Robert Spencer. Don’t miss this electrifying and soulful new production with its top-shelf choreography, incredible vocal performances, and legendary on-stage chemistry.

On November 3, international sensation The Ten Tenors will take the stage. Straight from Australia, The Ten Tenors are known for their breathtaking vocals as well as performing to sold out shows across the globe. This is one vocal performance you are not going to want to miss!

And on November 10, the Egyptian is excited to welcome The Chicago Authority. The Chicago Authority pays tribute to the legacy of the iconic band Chicago with an amazing show that includes such classics as Make Me Smile, Saturday in the Park, 25 or 6 to 4 and many more. Celebrate a 50-year musical legacy and a new-again Hall of Fame popularity with a band that has been called “the best Chicago tribute band in the world,” The Chicago Authority.

Moving into December, on December 7, Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas returns to the Egyptian by popular demand! Lightwire Theater is internationally recognized for their electroluminescent artistry, poignant storytelling and performs in complete darkness. Brighten your holidays this season with a show that is fun for all ages!

So the line-up for these latest show announcements is Sandi Patty on Saturday, September 29 at 7 PM, The Midtown Men on Saturday, October 27 at 7:30 PM, The Ten Tenors on Saturday, November 3 at 7:30 PM, The Chicago Authority on Saturday, November 10 at 7:30 PM, and Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas on Friday, December 7 at 7:30 PM.

Tickets for all five shows go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 22 at 10 AM. Tickets can be bought at Egyptian Theatre box office in person on Thursdays from 10 AM – 2 PM, via phone at 815-758-1215 or online at www.egyptiantheatre.org.

The Egyptian Theatre located in Downtown DeKalb is owned and operated by the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Preservation of Egyptian Theatre, Inc.  Annual support of the Egyptian Theatre is provided by First National Bank, Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, Tapa La Luna, and Shaw Media.  For more information on the Egyptian Theatre visit www.egyptiantheatre.org.

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Jun
14

Six more shows coming this fall!

The Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb has announced six more shows for its 2018 Fall Season. With three shows already announced, The High Kings, Marc Cohn and The Simon & Garfunkel Story, the Egyptian is ramping up for its biggest Fall Season yet!

In September, the Egyptian will welcome Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash on September 8. Get the feeling that you are witnessing a rock and roll royalty jam session with the music and talent of Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash.

On September 12, the Egyptian will host Steely Dane. Winner of Madison Magazine’s Best Cover Band, Steely Dane is dedicated to not only faithfully reproducing the Steely Dan and Donald Fagen songbook, but to bringing an energetic live-show experience to the crowd.

Continuing the September schedule, The Sweet will take the Egyptian’s stage on September 22 for their 50th Anniversary Tour. With over 55 million records sold and 34 #1 hits worldwide, The Sweet still performs to sold out audiences around the globe. Performing glam-rock hits such as Fox on the Run & The Ballroom Blitz.

Moving into October, the Egyptian will welcome The Stranger: A Tribute to Billy Joel on October 13. The Stranger is the complete, premier tribute to the music of one of the world’s most beloved performers, Billy Joel. With looks and skills just like Billy, you’ll soon forget you are watching a tribute show.

Then on October 20, Catapult: The Amazing Magic of Shadow Dance will take the stage. As seen on America’s Got Talent as finalists, Catapult is a shadow dance company that is fun for the whole family.

And on November 2, the Egyptian is excited to welcome back Think Floyd USA. Celebrating the music of Pink Floyd, Think Floyd USA returns to the Egyptian focusing on Pink Floyd’s pivotal album Dark Side of the Moon.

So the line-up for these latest show announcements is Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash on Saturday, September 8 at 7:30 PM, Steely Dane on Friday, September 12 at 8 PM, The Sweet on Saturday, September 22 at 7:30 PM, The Stranger: A Tribute to Billy Joel on Saturday, October 13 at 7:30 PM, Catapult: The Amazing Magic of Shadow Dance on Saturday, October 20 at 7:30 PM and Think Floyd USA on Friday, November 2 at 8 PM.

Tickets for all six shows go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 15 at 10 AM. Tickets can be bought at Egyptian Theatre box office in person on Thursdays from 10 AM – 2 PM, via phone at 815-758-1215 or online at www.egyptiantheatre.org.

The Egyptian Theatre located in Downtown DeKalb is owned and operated by the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Preservation of Egyptian Theatre, Inc.  Annual support of the Egyptian Theatre is provided by First National Bank, Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, Tapa La Luna, and Shaw Media.  For more information on the Egyptian Theatre visit www.egyptiantheatre.org.

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May
31

US Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus will return to DeKalb!


The US Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus returns after their wildly successful Veterans’ Day show this past fall.

From Boston to Baghdad, Tampa to Tokyo, The United States Army Field Band has been thrilling audiences of all ages for more than half a century. As the premier touring musical representatives for the United States Army, they travel thousands of miles each year present­ing a variety of music to enthusiastic audiences throughout the nation and abroad.

The organization’s four performing components, the Concert Band, the Soldiers’ Chorus, the Jazz Ambassadors, and The Volunteers, each tour more than 100 days annually. Through their performances, these Musical Ambassadors of the Army keep the will of the American people behind the members of the Armed Forces and support diplomatic efforts around the world.

This special concert is offered FREE to the community and is taking place at the DeKalb Park District Band Shell.

Event is FREE and NO tickets are required!

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